When tickets to the four nights of Phish at Red Rocks went on sale a few months ago, they sold out about as quick as it takes me to lose a game of washers (the new backyard game sweeping my neighborhood)...yeah, pretty fast. Of course, the concert announcement and subsequent sell out made more than a few people nervous about a repeat of Phish's four night stand at Red Rocks in 1996 when the Morrison community complained about how the band's fans had set up makeshift campsites in every nook and cranny of their picturesque foothills hamlet. But Phish fans fear not: Phamily Reunion Festival promoter Duncan Goodman along with music promotions powerhouse Tsunami Publicity have a pretty viable solution.
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With a lineup of popular festival acts such as the New Mastersounds, the Heavy Pets, EOTO, Lynx & Jamie Janover and White Water Ramble, among others, the Phamily Reunion Festival should perk the ears of Phish fans looking for a place to camp and continue the Phish afterparty. And since overnight camping is prohibited at Red Rocks and nearby Morrison, festival organizers are not only providing nearby nightly camping, they also offer quite a few other items that should make for an ideal festival experience: free daily shuttle transportation to and from Red Rocks, hiking, swimming and all night partying miles away from civilization tucked safely within the confines of the Van Eden Ranch a few miles up the road from Idaho Springs.
For more information on tickets and camping passes visit www.phamilyreunion.com